FLIP THE SCRIPT: A Guidebook for Aspiring Vandals and Typographers

Graffiti writers have the best handwriting, and this new book by Christian Acker of HANDSELECTA fame locks down that claim. Tracing the origins of handstyles across the continental USA, FLIP THE SCRIPT showcases and dissects the penmanship from some of the finest in the craft. A must have for every creative bookshelf.

Available through Gingko Press

Weiwei-isms

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Dare I make the Complex claim “Greatest Living Artist?”

Buy the book of wisdom here

Lush Life: A Tour of the Lower East Side with Richard Price

Great history.

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For The Lil’ Ones…

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The Hip Hop Board Book by Martin Ander

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The Record Books

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If best-selling albums had been books instead… Endless possibilities here.

Eager Too

Allison Schulnik has a new book out through Nieves.

Have a look.

#RageIsBack (the mixtape)

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J. Period and Adam Mansbach got together to create a complementary mixtape to Mansbach’s new book, Rage Is Back. Sounds fresh.

On a side note: Look out for a Sound Advice from Adam Mansbach releasing through us in a couple weeks.

via, okayplayer

Openings & Parties: LA Art Book Fair

Photographs by David Uzzardi

Things To Look Out For At The LA Art Book Fair

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By now you’ve probably heard about Printed Matter’s first annual LA ART BOOK FAIR happening this weekend (opening tonight!) at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. It’s cool, it’ll be fun. If you’re in that warm area of the US, you should go.

Below you’ll find a couple highlights of the things you might see or buy.

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Conceptual Art: Peter Saul

Picture Box recently introduced a new series of drawing books, and kicked it off with Peter Saul. Signed & Numbered in an edition of 300.

Tonight.

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Eddie Huang in conversation with Tom Colicchio regarding his new book Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir.

Barnes & Noble Union Square at 7pm

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It Rained All Day

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Unpiano recently published this rad illustrated book with a 7″ that was collaborated on by Mel Kadel and ((SOUNDER). The book release party is at Poketo in Los Angeles tonight (1/18). So if you’re out there, stop by, it’s sure to be fun.

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